Why Nairobians Are Relocating to Machakos County.


Nairobians have been relocating to Machakos as most of them escape from the bustle and hustle that is Kenya\’s capital. Many may be relocating in Search of a quiet and serene environment while others may be taking a break from the harsh economic loads of life.

The following are the reasons why most people are moving;

Real estate growth

Many real estates have sprung up, especially along kangundo road. This is due to the availability of affordable housing projects. Take Malaa for example where there are over 7 real estate projects. Among them is Twin falls City by Mintvilla Housing which touches Kangundo road. It is a development comprising bungalows and maisonettes.


A report by Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) states that average prices for real estate properties were the lowest in several towns including Malaa and Joska.


There are small towns that are growing rapidly in Machakos County. These include Kamulu, Joska, and Malaa. These towns have all amenities; schools, hospitals, churches, mosques, and recreational facilities in plenty. Check our article on amenities along kangundo road.


The county also has the Universal Health (UHC) program which ensures that health care is available to all Kenyans. You will enjoy a lifestyle that is similar to Nairobi at a lower cost.

Accessibility from CBD

The bus fare from CBD to Machakos costs an average of 100 to 250 ksh by bus.

Due to the construction of the expressway, one can spend less time commuting from Machakos to Nairobi CBD.

The ongoing construction of Kangundo road as a dual carriage road is also another factor that has wooed people. The road is anticipated to extend to Kangundo Town in Machakos County from Caltex Umoja, off the outer ring-ring road.



Nairobi has grown to be the largest city in East Africa. Its population is almost 3 million. This has led to overcrowding, traffic jam, and increased pollution.

This has made most Kenyans flee the inner city to Machakos county where the environment is quieter and more peaceful. Where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy family time. A place where you can explore hobbies and talents.  You can also practice small-scale farming here.


The Bottom-line

Are you thinking of relocating to Machakos county? The best time is now. Think about all the serenity that your family will enjoy. Amenities are less costly. Housing is affordable. Allow us to make this a reality for you by contacting us at 0711082929/0708888222 or emailing us at [email protected]









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